(November-December 1947)

American Comics Group, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen

"Kilroy is here!" (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, black and white. House ad for "The Kilroys" comic #3.

Let 'Em Eat Cake (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury ?
Inks:
Jack Bradbury ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Bradbury ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tommy; Kitty; Square; Heppity; Urbano
Synopsis:
The Hepcats open a Jitterbug Dance School next to Urbano's bakery.

Juke Box Jamboree (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury ?
Inks:
Jack Bradbury ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Bradbury ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy; Kitty; Square; Heppity; Frank Sinatra
Synopsis:
The Hepcats rent a jukebox but when it is damaged, they have a difficult time getting their deposit back.

Indexer Notes

One character says "Petrillo won't like it" (when they rent a juke box rather than having a band perform): this refers to James Petrillo, head of the musicians' union that called a recording strike in the USA from 1942-44.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1942%E2%80%9344_musicians'_strike

A Sporting Proposition (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Kitty; Heppity; Tommy

Tale of a Telephone (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury ?
Inks:
Jack Bradbury ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Bradbury ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy; Kitty; Square; Heppity
Synopsis:
Tommy gets a telephone installed in his jalopy with disastrous results.

Ignorance is Bliss (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury ?
Inks:
Jack Bradbury ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Bradbury ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy; Kitty; Square; Tommy Horsey
Synopsis:
Square gets a job in McSnooty's music store but he's not hip to the Hepcats' slang terms for musical instruments.

Gimme the Modern Girl (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Square; Kitty; Hortense Hyena; Jeannie; Tommy

Baby Bizness (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury ?
Inks:
Jack Bradbury ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Bradbury ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy; Heppity; Slim; Toots; Mrs. Jones; Egbert
Synopsis:
Tommy tries to earn money to pay his bill at the soda fountain by becoming a baby-sitter.

["You, a baby sitter?"] (Table of Contents)

Square / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Square; Tommy

Belle of the Ball (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ellie Elephant

Hepcat Hijinx (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury ?
Inks:
Jack Bradbury ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Bradbury ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy; Kitty; Heppity
Synopsis:
Tommy and Heppity compete to take Kitty to the beach.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hepcats
  2. 1. "Kilroy is here!"
  3. 2. Let 'Em Eat Cake
    The Hepcats
  4. 3. Juke Box Jamboree
    The Hepcats
  5. 4. A Sporting Proposition
    The Hepcats
  6. 5. Tale of a Telephone
    The Hepcats
  7. 6. Ignorance is Bliss
    The Hepcats
  8. 7. Gimme the Modern Girl
    The Hepcats
  9. 8. Baby Bizness
    The Hepcats
  10. 9. ["You, a baby sitter?"]
    Square
  11. 10. Belle of the Ball
  12. 11. Hepcat Hijinx
    The Hepcats
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